Land Rover Range Rover Velar

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How much does the Range Rover Velar cost to run?

The 2.0L diesel is the most economical Range Rover Velar to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency.

The Range Rover Velar 2.0L diesel costs £160.00 a year to tax, as it sits in tax band F.

It does not far off 53 MPG on average, which means it will cost £12.00* in diesel every 100 miles driven.

In terms of fuel efficiency, it sits between the Jaguar F Pace 2.0L diesel and the more thirsty BMW X5 2.0L diesel.

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 31, which is lower than the Jaguar F Pace 2.0L diesel, but higher than the Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2L diesel. (If insurance cost is important to you then the Hyundai Santa Fe has the lowest insurance group.)

Engine options

model2.0L diesel3.0L diesel
mpg48.7 - 52.544.1
emissions142 - 154167
tax£160.00 - £200.00£235.00
insuranceGroup 31 - 42Group 44 - 48

*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.

*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.

Range Rover Velar: How big is the boot?

The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has an above average boot space (632 litres of luggage with the seats up).

This would allow one pushchair and 4 large bags. Alternatively you could load up with 5 large bags or 5 cabin bags instead.

Worth knowing, the Land Rover Discovery SUV is the best in class, allowing for one pushchair and 6 large bags with its 889 litres.

Is the Range Rover Velar easy to park?

The Land Rover Range Rover Velar is very middle of the road - it fills just over three quarters of a space. There are lots of wider cars, but just as many that are narrower and feel easier to park. For example, the Mitsubishi Shogun.

This car is actually 3mm longer than the average street space, so parallel parking will never be easy.

Which Range Rover Velar has the best performance?

The fastest Range Rover Velar from 0-60, is the 3.0L diesel (if you’re a petrol head, it has 625 lbs/ft torque and 275 bhp). It hits 60 mph in 6.1 seconds.

The closest rival in its class is the BMW X5 3.0L diesel, which will beat your Range Rover Velar to 60 by 0.2 seconds. That doesn’t sound much, but in 0-60 terms it’s actually a big gap.

Engine options

model2.0L diesel3.0L diesel
zeroTo626.8 - 8.56.1
torque430 - 500625 - 700
bhp180 - 240275 - 300

What size caravan or trailer, can the Range Rover Velar tow?

If you are towing you want good torque to pull away easily despite the extra weight, and the car needs to be at least 15% heavier than the caravan to keep you stable at speed.

The model that can tow the biggest caravan or heaviest trailer is the Range Rover Velar 3.0L diesel which has 700 lbs/ft torque. It should be able to tow a braked caravan or trailer that weighs up to 2500kg comfortably.

You must check your car handbook – maximum towing weights vary considerably with different engine and gearbox combinations.